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              Woodston: The Biography of An English Farm - The Sunday Times Bestseller

              Woodston: The Biography of An English Farm - The Sunday Times Bestseller (Hardback)

              By Lewis-Stempel, John

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              In the beginning was the soil... From the volcanoes that stained it, to the Romans who occupied it, to Tudors who traded it, to the bombs that fell on it, John Lewis-Stempel charts an affectionate history of Woodston farm;

              ISBN 9780857525796
              Released NZ 1 Jul 2021
              Publisher Transworld Publishers
              Interest Age 16+ years
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              The Soaring Life of the Lark

              The Soaring Life of the Lark (Hardback)

              By Lewis-Stempel, John

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              How to describe the ecstatic song of larks? We watch as they climb the sky, delight in their joyful singing, and yet we harm them too. The Soaring life of the Lark explores the music and poetry;

              ISBN 9780857525802
              Released NZ 7 Oct 2021
              Publisher Transworld Publishers
              Interest Age 16+ years
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              The Worst Journey: Life and death aboard the Royal Navy's Arctic convoys, 1941-5

              The Worst Journey: Life and death aboard the Royal Navy's Arctic convoys, 1941-5 (Hardback)

              By Lewis-Stempel, John

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              The 10,000 sailors, the 'Few of the Sea', who sailed in the Royal Navy's Second World War Arctic convoys offered a lifeline to Russia during its life-or-death struggle with Nazi Germany and won what was probably the least-appreciated major victory of the war.

              ISBN 9781472137937
              Released NZ 14 Jan 1935
              Publisher Little, Brown Book Group
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              Meadowland: the private life of an English field

              Meadowland: the private life of an English field (Paperback)

              By Lewis-Stempel, John

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              What really goes on in the long grass? This book gives an account of an English meadow's life from January to December, together with its biography.

              ISBN 9780552778992
              Released NZ 15 Apr 2015
              Publisher Transworld Publishers
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              Along Came a Llama

              Along Came a Llama (Hardback, Main)

              By Ruck, Ruth Janette; Introduction by Lewis-Stempel, John

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              My Family and Other Animals meets The Secret Life of Cows: this rediscovered gem of a memoir tells the charming tale of how a baby llama transformed a Welsh farming family forever.

              ISBN 9780571363193
              Released NZ 17 Nov 2020
              Publisher Faber and Faber
              Interest Age 16+ years
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              Still Water: The Deep Life of the Pond

              Still Water: The Deep Life of the Pond (Paperback)

              By Lewis-Stempel, John

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              From amorous toads to the eye-popping mating habits of water boatmen, a magical celebration of pond life by one of our finest, most evocative nature writers.' Daily MailPonds: small bodies of water, both naturally formed and artificial, home to wondrous, multitudinous life-forms.

              ISBN 9781784162429
              Released NZ 10 Mar 2020
              Publisher Transworld Publishers
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              The War Behind the Wire: The Life, Death and Glory of British Prisoners of War, 1914-18

              The War Behind the Wire: The Life, Death and Glory of British Prisoners of War, 1914-18 (Paperback)

              By Lewis-Stempel, John

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              The last untold story of the First World War: the fortunes and fates of 170,000 British soldiers captured by the enemy.

              ISBN 9781780224909
              Released NZ 13 Jan 2015
              Publisher Orion Publishing
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              Where Poppies Blow: The British Soldier, Nature, the Great War

              Where Poppies Blow: The British Soldier, Nature, the Great War (Paperback)

              By Lewis-Stempel, John

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              The natural history of the Western Front during the First World War by the award-winning author of MEADOWLAND.

              ISBN 9781780224916
              Released NZ 14 Nov 2017
              Publisher Orion Publishing
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              Young James Herriot: The Making of the World's Most Famous Vet
               

              Young James Herriot: The Making of the World's Most Famous Vet (Paperback)

              By Lewis-Stempel, John

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              With no modern drugs, and a lot of trial-and-error, James sets about learning how to treat the local farm animals and the pets of city folk. This book reveals a world now lost to us, showing how life in pre-war Britain changed an enthusiastic young student named Alf Wight into th...e man who would charm millions of readers the world over.
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              ISBN 9781849902724
              Released NZ 3 Sep 2012
              Publisher Ebury Publishing
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              The Wild Life of the Fox

              The Wild Life of the Fox (Hardback)

              By Lewis-Stempel, John

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              I adore the fox for its magnificence; To love and loathe the fox is a British condition. The fox is our apex predator, our most beautiful and clever killer.

              ISBN 9780857526427
              Released NZ 2 Dec 2020
              Publisher Transworld Publishers
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